Story synonyms

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A rehearsal of what has occurred; narrative; discourse; statement; history; story.
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(Law) A formal, preliminary statement in a deed or writing in order to explain the reasons on which the transaction is founded, prior to a positive allegation.
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A relatively long fictional prose narrative with a more or less complex plot or pattern of events, about actions, feelings, motives, etc. of a group of characters
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A leading protagonist in a historical legend.
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Incorrect or unfaithful representation in the capacity of agent or official representative, as of a principal in a matter of business, or of constituents in legislation.
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The systematic recitation of an event or series of events.
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A fanciful tale of legendary deeds and creatures, usually intended for children.
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A short account of a real incident or person, often humorous or interesting.
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(Rhetoric) use of fable to persuade the audience
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(Banking) A sum of money deposited at a bank and subject to withdrawal.
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A short narrative illustrating a lesson (usually religious/moral) by comparison or analogy
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A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
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A published account, review, or notice, especially a favorable one.
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An explosive noise:
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A literary or dramatic composition that resembles an extended narrative poem celebrating heroic feats.
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An autobiography; a book describing the personal experiences of an author.
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A narrative; history
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The definition of a drama is a story or situation which usually presents some sort of conflict.
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To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
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The plot of a story or dramatic work.
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The definition of an allegory is a story in which people, things or happenings have a symbolic meaning.
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A stock of terms used in a particular profession, subject, or style; a vocabulary:
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A modern prose narrative that resembles a saga.
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(Dated) A short piece of witty writing; a lampoon.
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A long medieval narrative in prose or verse that tells of the adventures and heroic exploits of chivalric heroes:
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(Proper) Either of two early Icelandic literary works:
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Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
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An absurd, improbable story
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(Mathematics) A real number.
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A written instrument, containing a series of rules and stipulations that are each designated as an article.
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The definition of a folktale is a story passed on by word of mouth, or a legend or myth shared among people of a culture.
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The definition of a record is something on which sound or images has been preserved or a permanent file of something.
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The act of recounting or relating in order the particulars of some action, occurrence, or affair; a narrating.
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Action, motion, or use:
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(Narratology) A narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.
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The definition of a serial is something written or performed in parts.
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To make fantastic:
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(Idiomatic) A greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.
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A petty falsehood; a fib.
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The definition of a rehearsal is a practice session or practice performance done prior to a real event or before viewing by an audience.
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To embroider is defined as to decorate fabric using a needle and thread.
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Something untrue; a lie.
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A myth or legend
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The telling of lies; lying
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The definition of an alibi is an excuse used by a person when they’re trying to avoid getting into trouble, so they say they were somewhere they weren’t.
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The part of a legislative chamber or meeting hall where members are seated and from which they speak.
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The definition of a lie is a false statement.
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The act of delivering into the hands of another; delivery.
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To devise, invent, or plan
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(Figuratively) To entertain with something that delights; to gratify; to refresh.
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A tool for finding whether a surface is level, or for creating a horizontal or vertical line of reference.
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(Uncountable) The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture
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An exaggerated or boastful story; a tall tale.
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An insignificant or childish lie.
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The plot is the main story of a tale.
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The series of events and relationships forming the basis of a composition
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Literature is defined as books and other written works, especially those considered to have creative or artistic merit or lasting value.
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An account of a person's life, described by another; life story
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The definition of a canard is a false or misleading story.
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(Psychology) A fabricated memory believed to be true.
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A mezzanine; an intermediate floor in a building, typically resembling a balcony. Most often used to refer to the floor immediately above the ground floor and below a higher floor.
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The definition of history is a story or tale of what has happened or may have happened in the past.
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A literary work or speech expressing a bitter lament or a righteous prophecy of doom.
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Any of the upper stories of a warehouse or factory; now often, specif., a dwelling space, artist's studio, etc. on an upper story of a converted warehouse or factory
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Plural form of memoir
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A sub-floor, in between main floors of a building.
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A recounting of past events
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(Countable) A statement or claim of questionable accuracy, from no known reliable source, usually spread by word of mouth.
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A translation of the entire Bible or a part of it.
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That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or "˜genuine' reality.
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(Dated, UK) A coin of a specified value. (Also used for a nine-pence coin in the British Caribbean.)
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The definition of a paragraph is a clear section of a written or printed work that contains one thought and normally begins on a new line.
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A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
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The series of events and relationships forming the basis of a composition
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a short account of the news
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Alternative form of tarradiddle.
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The activity of forming such images
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The definition of a description is a statement that gives details about someone or something.
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Reports, collectively, of recent happenings, esp. those broadcast over radio or TV, printed in a newspaper, etc.
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An outline or model of an expected or supposed sequence of events.
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The act of stating or declaring:
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(Informal) A long, often elaborate narrative of real or fictitious adventures; an entertaining tale.
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(Uncountable) The characteristic of being untrue.
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A separate part of a serialized work, such as a novel or television series.
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(Psychology) To fill in gaps in one's memory with fabrications that one believes to be facts.
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The definition of an item is an article, unit, a bit of news, or is slang for a piece of gossip.
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Lack of veracity; untruthfulness.
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A statement that is false. Usually indicating an error rather than an intentional lie.
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Embellish is defined as fancy details added on to make something look better or nicer, the act of adding such details or the act of stretching the truth of a story to make it sound more exciting.
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Synonym Study

  • Anecdote applies to a short, entertaining account of a single incident, usually personal or biographical
  • Tale , a somewhat elevated or literary term, usually suggests a simple, leisurely story, often somewhat loosely organized, especially a fictitious or legendary one
  • Narrative is a more formal word, referring to the kind of prose that recounts happenings
  • Story , the broadest in scope of these words, refers to a series of connected events, true or fictitious, that is written or told with the intention of entertaining or informing
Find another word for story. In this page you can discover 105 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for story, like: tale, recital, novel, legend, misrepresentation, fiction, narrative, fairy-tale, anecdote, apologue and account.